Purdue University

Purdue_2Page Updated: December 17, 2015

Location: West Lafayette, Indiana

Does your institution admit undocumented students?

Yes

Do you feel that your institution creates a welcoming and inclusive environment where undocumented students would feel wanted and valued on campus?

N/A

When completing the question on the application regarding citizenship, is there an option to select “non-citizen” or “Other (Non-US)” and if not, should they leave the question blank? Is a blank field permitted when completing an online application?

They should indicate their status within the application. Undocumented students can select the “non-citizen” option and DACA students can provide their information as well.

Do you recommend that undocumented students disclose their immigration status in the application, including essays or counselor/teacher recommendations?

Yes

For residency and tuition purposes, how does your institution treat undocumented students? (i.e., international, in-state, out-of-state, etc.)

International

Does your institution offer institutional aid or any type of merit/talent scholarships to undocumented students?

No

How would an undocumented student apply for need-based aid at your institution? Are they required to complete a CSS Profile or an institutional financial aid application?

FAFSA is required for all need-based aid.

Do you require that students submit a social security number on your admissions application? Can students use zeros to complete this requirement? (i.e., 000-00-0000)

Leave it blank for undocumented. DACA students can enter their identification number.

Does your institution offer legal support to help students gain legal status by the time they graduate?

N/A

If there is a specific person in the admissions office who is knowledgeable about the issues pertaining to undocumented students and can serve as a resource for students, families and high school counselors, please list his/her information below:

Tara Evans
Associate Director of Admissions
317-275-6089
evansts@purdue.edu

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